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AS164W Black Mangrove Avicennia germinans Linnaeus, 1764 Verbenaceae Pantropical With Butterfly Caterpillar
Common Buckeye Junonia coenia Hüebner, 1822 Nymphalidae North America & MexicoWatercolor 7” x 9” AS166W Gumbo Limbo Bursera simaruba L. Sarge, 1890 Burseraceae With Butterfly Caterpillar Dingy Purplewing Eunica monima Stoll, 1782 Nymphalidae N. America to N. South America AS165W Red Mangrove Rhizophora mangle Linnaeus, 1753 Rhizophoraceae Pantropical With Butterfly Caterpillar Mangrove Skipper Phocides pigmalion Cramer, 1779 Hesperiidae North & South America
#AS164W Black Mangrove
Avicennia germinans Linnaeus, 1764 Verbenaceae Pantropical
Pollinator bee
With Butterfly Caterpillar
Common Buckeye Junonia coenia Hüebner, 1822 Nymphalidae
North America & Mexico

Watercolor 7” x 9”
#AS166W Gumbo Limbo
Bursera simaruba L. Sarge, 1890 Burseraceae
Pollinator bee Trigona sp.
With Butterfly Caterpillar
Dingy Purplewing Eunica monima Stoll, 1782 Nymphalidae
N. America to N. South America

Watercolor 7½” x 9½”
#AS165W Red Mangrove
Rhizophora mangle Linnaeus, 1753 Rhizophoraceae Pantropical
With caterpillar and nectar host
Mangrove Skipper Butterfly Phocides pigmalion Cramer, 1779 Hesperiidae
North & South America

Watercolor 7” x 9”
#AS148W Florida Purplewing Butterfly

Eunica tatilia Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 Nymphalidae
North to South America
Crabwood (larval host) Gymnanthes lucida Sw., 1944 Euphoribaceae
Bloodberry (pollinator) Cordia globose (Jacq.) Kunth., 1818 Boraginaceae

Watercolor 10¼” x 12¼” #AS149W Miami Blue Butterfly Cyclargus thomasi bethumebakeri Comstock & Huntington, 1943 Lycaenidae North America Nickerbean (larval host) Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb., 1832 Caesalpiniaceae Spanish needle (pollinator) Bidens pilosa Linnaeus, 1753 Asteraceae Watercolor 10” x 12¼” #AS150W Zebra Longwing Butterfly Heliconius charthionia Linnaeus, 1767 Nymphalidae North America Passion Fruit (larval host) Passiflora edulis Sims, 1818 Passifloraceae Firebush (pollinator) Hamelia patens Jacquin, 1760 Rubiaceae Watercolor 10” x 12¼”
#AS148W Florida Purplewing Butterfly

Eunica tatilia Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 Nymphalidae
North to South America
Crabwood (larval host) Gymnanthes lucida Sw., 1944 Euphoribaceae
Bloodberry (pollinator) Cordia globose (Jacq.) Kunth., 1818 Boraginaceae

Watercolor 10¼” x 12¼”
#AS149W Miami Blue Butterfly
Cyclargus thomasi bethumebakeri Comstock & Huntington, 1943 Lycaenidae North America
Nickerbean (larval host) Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb., 1832 Caesalpiniaceae
Spanish needle (pollinator) Bidens pilosa Linnaeus, 1753 Asteraceae

Watercolor 10” x 12¼”
#AS150W Zebra Longwing Butterfly

Heliconius charthionia Linnaeus, 1767 Nymphalidae North America
Passion Fruit (larval host) Passiflora edulis Sims, 1818 Passifloraceae
Firebush (pollinator) Hamelia patens Jacquin, 1760 Rubiaceae

Watercolor 10” x 12¼”
AS119W Luna Moth Actias luna Linnaeus, 1758 Saturniidae North America AS106W Banded Peacock Butterfly Anartia fatima Godart, 1824 Nymphalidae N. & S. America AS105W Green Page Moth Urania fulgens Walker,1854 Uraniidae Neotropical
#AS119W Luna Moth
Actias luna Linnaeus, 1758
Saturniidae North America
Lack mouthparts to pollinate

Watercolor 4" x 3"
#AS106W Banded Peacock Butterfly
Anartia fatima Godart, 1824
Nymphalidae N. & S. America
Generalist pollinator prefer Acanthaceae

Watercolor  6" x 4”
#AS105W Green Page Moth
Urania fulgens
Walker,1854
Uraniidae Neotropical
Pollinate Inga and Eupatorium

Watercolor  6" x 4”
AS117C Male Asian Papaya Fruit Fly Bactrocera papayae Drew & Hancock, 1994 Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae Southeast Asia AS118W Southern Birdwing Butterfly Troides minos Cramer, 1779 Papiolonidae India  AS112C Euglossine Bee Eufriesea superba Hoffmansegg, 1817 Apidae S. America
#AS117C Male Asian Papaya Fruit Fly
Bactrocera papayae
Drew & Hancock, 1994
Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae
Southeast Asia
Pollinator in an active association with Bulbophyllum patens King, 1896 Orchidaceae

Color pencil and graphite 4 " x  3”
#AS118W Southern Birdwing Butterfly
Troides minos Cramer, 1779
Papiolonidae India
 Linnaeus, 1753 Asia
Pollinator of Mussaenda frondosa Rubiaceae


Watercolor  5" x  6½”
#AS112C Euglossine Bee
Eufriesea superba Hoffmansegg, 1817
Apidae S. America
Unconfirmed pollinator of Cycnoches cooperii
Pollinator of
Cycnoches pentadactylon Orchidaceae

Color pencil 3½" x  5”
AS134W Clear Wing Butterfly Cithaerias pyropina Godman & Salvin, 1868 Nymphalidae Bolivia, Peru AS110W Morpho Butterfly Morpho aega Hübner, 1822 Nymphalidae S. America AS132W Peacock Moth Urania leilus Linnaeus, 1758 Uraniidae South America
#AS134W Clear Wing Butterfly
Cithaerias pyropina
Godman & Salvin, 1868
Nymphalidae Bolivia, Peru
Short tongue rarely visit flowers

Watercolor 3½" x 3¾”
#AS110W Morpho Butterfly
Morpho aega Hübner, 1822
Nymphalidae S. America
Do not pollinate flowers

Watercolor 3½" x 3¾”
#AS132W Peacock Moth
Urania leilus Linnaeus, 1758
Uraniidae South America
Leguminosae, Mimosoideae, Myrtaceae, and Combretaceae families

Watercolor 4¼" x 4¾”
 AS122G Eastern Pondhawk Dragonfly Erythemis simplicicollis Say, 1839 Odonata:Libellulidae North America AS120G Common Green Darner Dragonfly Anax junius Drury, 1773 Odonata: Aeshnidae Southern Transcontinental AS115G Twelve-Spotted Skimmer Dragonfly Libellula pulchella Drury, 1773 Libellulidae North America
#AS122G Eastern Pondhawk Dragonfly
Erythemis simplicicollis
Say, 1839
Odonata:Libellulidae North America
Do not pollinate

Graphite and color pencil 7" x 6”
#AS120G Common Green Darner Dragonfly
Anax junius
Drury, 1773
Odonata: Aeshnidae Southern Transcontinental
Do not Pollinate

Graphite and color pencil 4½" x  5”
#AS115G Twelve-Spotted Skimmer Dragonfly
Libellula pulchella
Drury, 1773
Libellulidae North America
Do not pollinate

Graphite and color pencil 4½" x  6¼”
AS162W Little Metalmark Butterfly with Purple Thistle Calephelis virginiensis Guérin-Méneville, 1832 Riodinidae pollinator of Cirsium horridulum Michaux, 1803 Asteraceae North America #AS168C Coontie with larval caterpillars Zamia pumila Linnaeus, 1659 Zamiaceae Pollinator beetle With Echo Moth Seirarctia echo J.E. Smith, 1797 Arctiidae and Atala Butterfly Eumaeus atala Poey, 1832 Lycaenidae Florida Color pencil 10” x 13” #FS131C Sweetbay Magnolia with larval host Eastern Tiger swallowtail Magnolia virginiana Linnaeus, 1753 Magnoliaceae Pollinator beetle Papilio glaucus Linnaeus, 1758 Papilionidae North America Color pencil 8½” x 10½”
#AS162W Little Metalmark Butterfly  pollinator of
 Purple Thistle
 Calephelis virginiensis Guérin-Méneville, 1832 Riodinidae
 Cirsium horridulum Michaux, 1803 Asteraceae
North America
Watercolor 8¼” x 13”
#AS168C Coontie with larval caterpillars
Zamia pumila Linnaeus, 1659 Zamiaceae
Pollinator beetle
With
Echo Moth Seirarctia echo J.E. Smith, 1797 Arctiidae
and
Atala Butterfly Eumaeus atala Poey, 1832 Lycaenidae
Florida
Color pencil 10” x 13”
#FS131C Sweetbay Magnolia with larval host
Eastern Tiger swallowtail
Magnolia virginiana Linnaeus, 1753 Magnoliaceae
Pollinator beetle
Papilio glaucus Linnaeus, 1758 Papilionidae
North America
Color pencil 8½” x 10½”
AS175W Red Cedar Juniperus virginiana Linnaeus, 1753 Cupressaceae With Butterfly Caterpillar Juniper Hairstreak Callophrys [Mitoura] gryneus Hübner, 1819 Lycaenidae North America   TS105C Schaus swallowtail butterfly Heraclides aristodemus ponceanus Hübner, 1819 Paplionidae USA
#AS175W Southern redcedar with Butterfly host Juniper Hairstreak
Juniperus virginiana Linnaeus, 1753 Cupressaceae
Pollinator wind
Callophrys [Mitoura] gryneus Hübner, 1819 Lycaenidae
North America

Watercolor 11” x 9¼”
   #TS105C Schaus swallowtail butterfly
Heraclides aristodemus ponceanus Hübner, 1819
Paplionidae USA
Pollinator of Wild Coffee, Guava and Cheese Shrub

Graphite and color pencil 9" x 7”
AS135W Green Triangle Butterfly Graphium macfarlanei Butler, 1877 Papilionidae Australia, New Guinea, Moluccas AS129W Purple Spotted Swallowtail Butterfly Graphium weiskei Ribbe, 1900 Papiliondae New Guinea AS154W Monarch Butterfly Migration Danaus plexippus Linnaeus, 1758· Nymphalidae North America, Central America, South America, Australia, Hawaii, Pacific Islands
#AS135W Green Triangle Butterfly
Graphium macfarlanei
Butler, 1877
Papilionidae Australia, New Guinea, Moluccas
Pollination unknown

Watercolor 3½" x  3”
#AS129W Purple Spotted Swallowtail Butterfly
Graphium weiskei
Ribbe, 1900
Papiliondae New Guinea
Pollination unknown

Watercolor 4½" x 6½”
#AS154W Milkweed Monarch Butterfly
Danaus plexippus Linnaeus, 1758 Nymphalidae
Pollinate generalist
North America, Central America, South America,
Australia, Hawaii, Pacific Islands

Watercolor 28” x 20”

 

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